PolarTREC Updates

Current Expeditions

Alex Eilers with a Weddell Seal

Alex Eilers is back with her team studying Weddell Seals. She has great journals and photos! Be sure to ask her lots of questions.

New PolarTREC Teacher in the News

New PolarTREC teacher Dieuwertje 'DJ' Kast is the STEM program manager for the USC Joint Educational Project, which encompasses the USC Young Scientists Program (YSP) and the USC Wonderkids program. She is already sharing her PolarTREC program acceptance with the media. We are excited to start working with our new cohort for 2016-17!

PolarTREC Alumni Hosts Polar Day at School

Events at PolarDay

PolarTREC alumni teacher John Wood organized a Polar Day at his school and it was a great success. This event is part of his ongoing commitment to sharing polar science with his students, many years after his expedition! Here is John's synopsis of the events, with some photos and an image from the newspaper.

Membership to ARCUS


NEW! ARCUS has new membership categories including individual membership! ARCUS members participate in a leading community promoting discovery and understanding of the Arctic. Our members are the core of our network, and their support enables us to continue providing quality programs and outreach. Come join us today and make a difference!

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Karen holding Squirrel
Too Cold for a Desert Rat For a desert rat like me, from New Mexico, Fairbanks, Alaska in February...

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HI Kate. Fun journal about the squirrels and adorable photos! I loved hearing your story about the black squirrels too. We are excited to have you as part of PolarTREC!
Mr. Lougheed, Thanks for following. ARCUS and PolarTREC cannot be held responsible for any psychological damage incurred by picturing me in my pj's.
Welcome back to PolarTREC and congrats on landing an expedition to Antarctica! You rock! I love that you are here 10 years later!! How crazy is that? I can't wait to read your journals and hear...

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Recent Resource

15 December 2015
Article about PolarTREC teacher Alex Eilers’ return expedition to study Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.